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October 21, 2020
On Course for Success: TSA Wins New Order for Maintenance of Way Vehicles
Traktionssysteme Austria (TSA) has started its business partnership with Hungarian bogie manufacturer Ganz Motors already in 2018 and was now awarded with the first order.

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October 08, 2020
New Eurocity trains ECx by Deutsche Bahn to be equipped with TSA motors
Traktionssysteme Austria (TSA) was awarded to design and deliver motors for 23 Eurocity trains to Deutsche Bahn. The vehicles will be produced by Spanish manufacturer Talgo in Madrid, and the Bilbao-based company Ingeteam Power Technology will supply the entire drive technology. The order comprises 92 units of the TMF 69-44-4 engine type, making the locomotive engines one of the largest TSA has ever developed and produced.
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July 28, 2020
Jerusalem‘s Green Line Tram powered by TSA Motors
Jerusalem Transportation Masterplan Team (JTMT), the public transport agency in Israel‘s capital, has selected CAF to deliver 114 new low-floor Urbos trams which will be equipped with traction motors by TSA from Austria.
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July 20, 2020
Project ‘Lighthouse 3‘ creates new open-space environment
The final big construction phase of the Lighthouse series was successfully completed last week. More than 50 employees of the entire Engineering team moved back into their old, yet completely redesigned office area on the 2nd floor.
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July 14, 2020
TSA wins an order for maintenance of Trenitalia trains
Traktionssysteme Austria was contracted by Stadler Rail to maintain 254 motors with an order value of EUR 889,000.
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July 06, 2020
One more success! TSA‘s motors to be delivered to Australia again
Once again TSA was awarded to design and deliver 312 traction motors for 19 diesel electric units for New South Wales (NSW) in Australia.
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June 24, 2020
TSA Motors for 43 new Driverless Metros in London
TSA was awarded by CAF Power & Automation in Spain to design and deliver traction motors for 43 new trains for Docklands Light Railway (DLR) which is operated by Transport for London.
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May 04, 2020
Voith Group and PCS Holding plan takeover of Traktionssysteme Austria
Technology Group Voith and Swiss holding company PCS Holding are planning to acquire a combined 59% of the shares in Traktionssysteme Austria GmbH (TSA) with its headquarters in Wiener Neudorf.
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March 05, 2020
TSA @ whatchado #3
Be happy and love what you do!
We are proud to present sequel #3 of our cooperation with whatchado! Since 2017 we have already produced 15 exclusive interviews with our employees.
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February 07, 2020
TSA Presents New Drive ‘High Torque‘ to be Used in Electric Buses
The main feature of the new generation of electric motors is their high torque which makes it possible to cover a large area of applications.
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October 25, 2019
Institution of Mechanical Engineers (IMechE) on tour through Europe
The Railway Technical Tour 2019 (RTT) of the Railway Division of the Institution of Mechanical Engineers (IMechE) has taken the participants through the Czech Republic, Switzerland and Austria. A group of 40 engineers visited Traktionssysteme Austria‘s headquarter in Wiener Neudorf where the delegates took part in a tour through the company premises. In a workshop, TSA engineering experts presented current areas of development like high-speed drives, high-temperature insulation systems and permanent-magnet traction drives.
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June 27, 2019
TSA to supply traction motors for 87 trams in Oslo
Traktionssysteme Austria hits another strike: Sporveien, the public transport operator in Norway‘s capital, has selected Spain‘s CAF (Construcciones y Auxiliar de Ferrocarriles, S.A.) to deliver 87 Urbos trams which will be equipped with 696 traction motors by TSA. The tram network of Oslo, consisting of 6 lines with 99 stops, is one of the main pillars for the city‘s public transport and carries more than 130,000 passengers per day.
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May 27, 2019
256 TSA Motors for 64 new FLIRT Trains to Hanover S-Bahn
Last year, the Swiss manufacturer of railway rolling stock Stadler Rail has won the tender for Hanover´s S-Bahn and will supply 64 new FLIRT vehicles which will enter service in 2021. This contract marks a large-scale order for TSA with a total of 256 traction motors of type FLIRT 4.
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May 23, 2019
Metro Amsterdam to be equipped with TSA Motors
The public transport operator in Amsterdam GVB has selected the Spanish company CAF, Construcciones y Auxiliar de Ferrocarriles, S.A., to deliver 30 new vehicles of its new future M7 series. The three-car metro train sets will be equipped with Traktionssysteme Austria‘s sound-optimized next generation traction motors. The energy efficiency of the drives was improved in order to meet the high standards, in particular the requirements regarding the low weight and the smooth maintenance.
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April 24, 2019
Easter Run 2019 in Mödling – Team TSA runs faster than the Easter Bunny
If you were looking for a race to run last weekend, the 6th Raiffeisen Easter Run in Mödling was the best place to be. Our 8 TSA Runners Community members grabbed their team jerseys and running equipment to meet the 800 participants at the starting line. The warm-weather forecast was proved right by pleasant spring temperatures and a bright blue sky.
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April 16, 2019
Procurement Market China
Traktionssysteme Austria is growing and expanding on a worldwide scale. Traction Systems China was registered by the Chinese authorities in April 2019 and can now officially start operations as our Wholly Foreign-Owned Enterprise.
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April 10, 2019
Optimized Search for Apprentices
Taking on young talent – then vs. now.
Some years ago, it used to be sufficient to post either a note (‘apprentices wanted‘) on the company‘s bulletin board or a poster at the business premises. Today the way to find qualified apprentices is much more complex and demanding.
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January 31, 2019
TSA @ whatchado - Be happy and love what you do!
In 2017, we invited whatchado to Wiener Neudorf to shoot interviews with 11 of our employees. The impressive feedback we received for this project motivated us even more, so we inspired 4 additional colleagues to tell their career and job stories.
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December 20, 2018
New Sales Director at Traktionssysteme Austria
Traktionssysteme Austria (TSA) announces change in Sales Management: Oliver TÓTH will take up his new duties from January 01, 2019 and will report directly to the General Management. He has been a member of the Sales Team of TSA in Wiener Neudorf since 2009 and started his career as a Sales Engineer before joining the Board of Directors of US subsidiary Traction Systems Inc. in 2012. In 2017 he was appointed Vice President and Head of Strategic Sales Department at TSA.
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December 06, 2018
TSA wins Spanish tender for high-speed trains
Traktionssysteme Austria has been selected to provide traction motors for the new Talgo high-speed trains for Spanish rail operator Renfe. This prestigious project includes 30 new Avril vehicles by Talgo, which will run at a maximum speed of 330 km/h. 15 trains will be equipped with special bogies for variable gauges, enabling vehicles to be used on tracks outside Spain as well.
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November 06, 2018
Train 18 in India powered by TSA drive technology
Train 18, India´s first EMU-vehicle with TSA newest drive technology was launched on October 29, 2018 by Chennai´s ICF (Integral Coach Factory). In a festive inauguration ceremony with high Indian representatives, Train 18 was presented to the public. It will replace the existing Shatabdi Express and has the potential to reach a speed up to 160 km/h, cutting down the travel time by 10-15%.
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November 02, 2018
TSA to deliver traction motors for the Metro Quito in Ecuador
TSA was awarded by CAF, Construcciones y Auxiliar de Ferrocarriles, S.A. in Spain, to design and deliver traction motors for the subway vehicles for the Quito Metro (Metro de Quito, MDQ).
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September 28, 2018
TSA showed a new look at the InnoTrans 2018
With 3,062 exhibitors from 61 countries on a total of 112.000 square meters, 155 vehicles on the outdoor display and more than 160,000  visitors, the InnoTrans 2018 once again proved that it´s the international business hotspot for customers and suppliers.
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June 08, 2018
Successful acceptance of deliverables at TRB
We are very pleased to announce that we have successfully completed the first acceptance of welded housings in Tuzla (BIH). Our customer Bombardier Transportation also carried out a welding audit where TSA scored a remarkable result of 94%.
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May 28, 2018
TSA at the 2018 Beijing International Automotive Exhibition
Grand Finale of Apprenticeship Project on E‑Mobility

As part of this year´s Apprenticeship Project on E‑Mobility, the four winners (Dominic Prinz, Raphael Friedrich, Filip Babić and Philipp Köstler) were awarded a trip to Beijing in order to visit one of the largest automotive exhibitions in the world.
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May 09, 2018
Welding Certificate for TRB
After certain investments and basic construction works in order to build a workplace for welding at Traktionssysteme Bosnia d.o.o. (TRB), the company is now qualified to perform welding work according to EN 15085. For future projects it will be possible to weld components within the range of the highest certification level CL1 at our subsidiary.
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April 06, 2018
Railway Industry Innovation Award
The Austrian Association of the Railway Industry (Verband der Bahnindustrie) hosted its Spring Reception on April 04, 2018.
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March 26, 2018
TSA awards top suppliers
In order to reassert the importance of supplier relations for the success and quality of our company, Traktionssysteme Austria hosted its first Suppliers Day on March 14 in Wiener Neudorf. We invited our 25 top suppliers in the following categories: casting, electrical steel sheets, coil copper, insulation material, copper rods and copper rings, mechanical processing and punching.
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January 25, 2018
TSA awarded supply contract for traction motors to run into the Silicon Valley!
TSA got awarded a design and manufacture contract for traction motors by Stadler Rail for its prestigious Caltrain project that will provide new trains to run from the San Francisco Bay Area into the Silicon Valley as part of the Peninsula Corridor Electrification Project (PCEP).
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January 18, 2018
TSA welcomes ÖBB
On January 15th, the ÖBB Technische Services GmbH came to visit TSA´s headquarters in Wiener Neudorf. The ÖBB Technische Services GmbH is in charge for the maintenance and servicing of rail vehicles and is one of the most important companies of the ÖBB Holding (Austrian Federal Railways). As part of the internal trainee program for HTL (technical college) graduates of the Engineering division, several excursions are involved in the curriculum.
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December 22, 2017
TSA delivers 1000th motor!
The Moscow Metro is one of the world´s subway systems with the deepest tunnels and stations. It also is one of the busiest subways, as it gets around 2.4 billion passengers where they need to go. The route length measures 346.2 km which is placed in the list of the longest metro systems worldwide.
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November 24, 2017
TSA Launches New Website
We proudly present the new TSA Homepage! After weeks of revisions regarding the technical and visual content, we are delighted to officially announce the launch of our new website. We have modernized and updated our homepage and added more information, current pictures and new categories by focusing on the adaptation of the content to the needs of our customers, business partners and visitors.
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September 08, 2017
TSA technology powering transport solutions all over the world!
With recent contracts won, TSA reached another milestone in the company history:
TSA technology now helps running vehicles across one third of all railway countries of the world and enables transport companies to move people and goods safely and effectively through their networks.
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September 07, 2017
Tram-Buses in Linz to be equipped with TSA Motors
Linz AG Linien, the public transport operator in Linz (A), will expand its fleet by 20 double-articulated Exqui.City tram-buses. The new vehicles with the futuristic Cityrunner look will be equipped with an innovative drive technology which is unique in Austria: Linz´s new zero-emission trolley tram-buses will be entirely electrically operated and powered by two maintenance-free asynchronous motors including a battery-powered reserve drive. The battery is charged during the ride through the overhead line or by its regenerative brake. This innovative technology makes it possible to cover short-distance routes catenary free.
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September 01, 2017
MTEPL passes 1,500 machines produced mark
We are proud to announce that Medha Traction Equipments Pvt. Ltd., our Joint Venture in Hyderabad, India, has manufactured more than 1500 machines since the opening of the production site in 2012. On August 10, 2017 a small get-together was organized to celebrate the production of the 1500th machine.
Congratulations on this remarkable success from all the colleagues at TSA in Wiener Neudorf!
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August 08, 2017
TSA motors for Light Rail projects in Australia
The Australian cities Canberra and Newcastle launched revitalization projects including the introduction of new tram routes for a modern city center mobility.
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June 23, 2017
Surveillance Audit completed successfully
Traktionssysteme Bosnia has successfully completed the surveillance audit for ISO 9001 and the IRIS certification renewal (International Railway Industry Standard).
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June 12, 2017
Repeat Audit completed successfully
Traktionssysteme Austria has completed the changeover to the new ISO revision of the ISO 9001 and ISO 14001 standards and successfully completed the Repeat Audit carried out by Quality Austria, including the standards IRIS and ISO 50001.
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March 23, 2017
TSA honored with Austrian Excellence Award
Traktionssysteme Austria participated in the company competition for the State Prize for Corporate Quality 2017. Due to the achieved result, Traktionssysteme Austria was included in the list of Austria´s excellent companies and may use the logo „Exzellentes Unternehmen Österreichs 2017“ (Excellent Austrian Company) for its own purposes.
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February 27, 2017
Leading Role for TSA at MORE DRIVE 2017 Conference
Traktionssysteme Austria was significantly involved in the International Conference "more drive - Efficient Machinery and Drives for Industrial and Mobility Applications (Austrian Electrotechnical Association - OVE, Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers - IEEE)" at the House of Industry in Vienna from January 25-26, 2017.
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February 03, 2017
CIVITY UK Express Trains with TSA motors
TSA was awarded by CAF, Construcciones y Auxiliar de Ferrocarriles, S.A. in Spain, to design and deliver traction motors for CIVITY UK, a low floor train solution which was developed for commuter and regional services. The train operator ARRIVA UK will strengthen its service by purchasing 43 Civity electric trains which can reach a maximum speed of 160 km/h.
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January 19, 2017
Tram Saint Petersburg
Stadler Rail completed the first sale of its new broad-gauge trams on the Russian Market: Saint Petersburg ordered 23 Metelitsa trams. The vehicles are being produced in great measure at the Stadler Minsk factory and in Switzerland. The first six vehicles will be handed over at the end of July 2017.
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January 19, 2017
Drives for Glasgow Subway
The Glasgow Subway is an underground metro line in Scotland´s biggest city. It is the third-oldest underground metro system in the world after the London Underground and the Budapest Metro and was opened in December 1896. In a consortium with Ansaldo STS, Stadler Rail won a tender in 2016 for 17 new vehicles. The completely modernized system will have a fleet of 17 driverless trains.
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September 29, 2016
Innotrans 2016: A superb week for TSA!
Last week in Berlin: Innotrans 2016 was again the world’s largest marketplace for the global railway industry with 2,955 exhibitors from 60 countries on a total of 112.000 square meters, 127 vehicles on the outdoor display and 149 world premieres.
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September 13, 2016
Traktionssysteme Austria introduces TSADUR® Class 250 Insulation System
TSA announces our groundbreaking Class 250 insulation system for our motors and generators, which is a major step in the development on the sector of temperature classes for rotating electrical machines. TSA can offer its new system going forward from today, which is the highest grade insulation technology currently available in railway traction.
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September 13, 2016
TSA at the International Conference on Electrical Machines
At this year´s International Conference on Electrical Machines (ICEM) which took place in Lausanne (CH) from September 05–07, 2016, Traktionssysteme Austria GmbH was represented by Prof. Harald Neudorfer, Mr. Stefan Wild, Mr. Markus Neubauer, Mr. Florian Müllner and Mr. Florian Demmelmayr.
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September 02, 2016
Innotrans 2016 - Traktionssysteme Austria will be Presenting its Latest Products and Technology
TSA will again be on-spot at this year’s InnoTrans, the world’s biggest trade fair for railway transport technology between 20-23 September in Berlin. TSA’s product range consists of tailor-made drive-solutions and intelligent service offerings.
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June 14, 2016
e&i Trade Magazine – TSA Special Edition
In order to explain to our customers what being “innovative” means to us, Traktionssysteme Austria decided to publish this special edition of the e&i magazine, Electrical Engineering and Information Technology (Austrian Electrotehnical Association´s trade magazine, published by Springer Verlag). This Special Edition is a collection of all significant publications that were released in different e&i magazines over the last few years.
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June 07, 2016
Surveillance Audit completed successfully
For the first time, the Standards IRIS, ISO 9001, ISO 14001 and ISO 50001 were jointly monitored and evaluated by Quality Austria in the course of a Surveillance Audit at Traktionssysteme Austria. The company´s Integrated Management System received a very good rating in general.
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May 23, 2016
TSA at the 5th International E-Bus Conference organized by trolley:motion in Berlin
TSA will again attend the „5th International E-Bus Conference”. The event will be held between May 31 and June 1 at the CityCube in Berlin, Germany.
We are looking forward to welcoming many international visitors and speakers who will get access to the latest information and be able to join debates about the following topics:
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May 18, 2016
TSA & Mantena sign Service Agreement for Norwegian Market
As of now, the company Mantena AS from Oslo (NO) will take over the handling of service, maintenance and spare parts for TSA in Norway. Mantena is a wholly-owned subsidiary of the NSB Group (Norges Statsbaner/Norwegian State Railways). The Norwegian market is growing strongly and the number of TSA´s products used in Norway is increasing constantly: the operating NSB FLIRT fleet is expanding steadily, Variobahn low-floor trams by Stadler are driving through the city of Bergen, and CAF (Spain) will supply type Oaris vehicles to the operator Flytoget (Airport Express Train in Oslo) – also with TSA motors.
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May 17, 2016
Hyundai Rotem chooses TSA for trams in Izmir and Antalya
South Korean vehicle manufacturer Hyunday Rotem selected TSA as the supplier of the traction motors for the new 100% low-floor trams in Izmir and Antalya (Turkey). The vehicles are manufactured locally in Adapazari by Eurotem, a joint enterprise between Hyunday Rotem and the Turkish company Tüvasas. The first vehicles are about to be delivered soon.
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May 04, 2016
High-Speed Trains with TSA Motors
TSA was awarded by CAF, Construcciones y Auxiliar de Ferrocarriles, S.A. in Spain to design and deliver traction motors for the Oaris fleet.
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April 26, 2016
TSA strengthens its presence in the market with innovations
„Raising Potentials“ is Traktionssysteme Austria´s corporate motto for 2016. In this spirit, TSA – under the direction of Prof. Harald Neudorfer (Head of Engineering Dept. at Traktionssysteme Austria) – was involved in the editorial and textual design for issue 2.2016 of the e&i magazine (Austrian Electrotechnical Association´s trade magazine).
In his preface, Prof. Neudorfer correctly points out that the opinion that ‘there is no further major development in the area of electrical machines‘ which was prevailing many years ago, was not true.
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January 22, 2016
Entrance and parking area at TSA´s company premises
To meet the new conditions of the property, Traktionssysteme Austria will restructure the access and the traffic at the company premises in general and will redesign the outdoor facilities as well.
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December 15, 2015
TSA to deliver traction motors for Wiener Linien’s new fleet of Flexity trams
As a result of an extensive tender procedure TSA was awarded by Bombardier Transportation to supply 952 traction motors for the new generation Flexity trams of the Vienna Transport Authority (Wiener Linien).
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September 07, 2015
TSA motors for Luxtram S.A. in Luxembourg
The next successful project for TSA: Spanish train manufacturer Construcciones y Auxiliar de Ferrocarriles S.A. (CAF) has ordered another 252 Urbos motors for 21 vehicles. LUXTRAM S.A., the company entrusted with the realization of a tram project in Luxembourg, has selected the Urbos type.
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July 10, 2015
TSA cracks 3000 units mark for Urbos 3 motors with trams for Utrecht
Spanish train manufacturer Construcciones y Auxiliar de Ferrocarriles, S.A. (CAF) will supply 27 new trams to Utrecht (NL) for the Uithof Line that connects the Utrecht Central Station and the Utrecht Science Park (De Uithof).
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July 10, 2015
TSA´s new technological focal points
In almost every sector of technology development, the products get closer to the people‘s needs with every new product generation. This also applies to rail-borne traffic, and in particular to passenger transport. Reliability and energy efficiency are amongst the most important success factors for operators offering these traffic services. As a manufacturer of electric drives we do make a substantial contribution to this process.
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April 29, 2015
TSA to supply motors for the new high-speed train by Stadler
Stadler Rail engaged TSA to develop and construct a new motor generation for the high-speed platform EC 250. In the scope of this initial order, 29 vehicles for the Swiss Federal Railways (SBB) will be equipped with TSA motors. The units are to operate with a top speed of 250 km/h. The new trains will be used from the end of 2019 onwards in Switzerland and Italy, starting on the route between Zürich/Basel and Milan.
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April 10, 2015
e & i – Main Topic: Electrical Machines and Drives
OVE´s (Austrian Electrotechnical Association) trade magazine e&i (elektrotechnik und informationstechnik) is the most important scientific journal of this economic sector in the German-speaking region.
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March 26, 2015
Traktionssysteme purchases business property located in Wiener Neudorf
Last week Traktionssysteme Austria purchased the business property which has formerly been rented for many years. The company now has the appropriate conditions to focus on the planning of a corporate infrastructure in the long run.
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March 04, 2015
Two next-gen trams equipped with TSA motors begin winter-testing in Moscow
The first of two next-gen tramway models started their winter running trials and durability testing on the network of Moscow tram operator Mosgortrans. Both of them are equipped with motors designed and produced by TSA from Wiener Neudorf, Austria.
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January 27, 2015
Traktionssysteme Austria supports non-smoking initiative „Don’t Smoke“
Focusing on the effective protection of non-smokers within our company and in regard to the current official discussions on this topic including the health risks of smoking in general, Traktionssysteme Austria has decided to support the initiative Don’t Smoke by the Austrian Society for Hematology and Medical Oncology.
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January 14, 2015
TSA to supply Traction Motors to Turkish Car-builder Bozankaya for New Tramcars of the City of Kayseri
TSA received an order from Turkish car-builder Bozankaya to supply 120 traction motors. The air-cooled, self ventilated traction motors will be used to equip new tramcars being designed and built for the use on the „KayseRay” tram network of the city of Kayseri.
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January 14, 2015
TSA to supply additional Traction Alternators for Hitachi Super Express Trains
TSA received an order to supply MTU Friedrichshafen (A Rolls Royce and Daimler Company) with additional traction alternators. The alternators will be used to equip the PowerPacks of trains of the new Super Express Fleet of the UK government’s Intercity Express Programme (known as the „IEP”).
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December 12, 2014
Innovation Center for Railway Technology in Europe / Association for Electrical, Electronic & Information Technologies – Symposium on Electric Vehicle Drive Systems and Equipment
The Symposium which took place in Dresden from December 04-05, 2014 was the perfect occasion for Traktionssysteme Austria to present one of the company´s new products to a wide expert audience – the highFly Flywheel. Around 200 representatives of public transport services, manufacturers of rail vehicles and buses including their components came together to share and exchange information on this topic.
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December 09, 2014
Environmental & Energy Management
Following the passed audit (November 04 – 06, 2014) Traktionssysteme Austria has successfully completed the implementation process of the company´s environmental and energy management system through the certification to ISO 14001 and ISO 50001. This marks an important step towards the further development of the company.
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December 04, 2014
Electricity generated 100% by hydropower
From January 1, 2015 Traktionssysteme Austria´s headquarter in Wiener Neudorf will be operated with electricity generated 100 % by hydropower. Not only will TSA significantly contribute to environmental protection with this step, but the company will also make a statement for a sustainable and carbon neutral energy supply.
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October 06, 2014
TSA at InnoTrans 2014 in Berlin – Most successful participation so far
At this years´ InnoTrans, the leading International Trade Fair for Transport Technology, Traktionssysteme Austria had its most successful trade appearance in the company´s history. The newly designed booth attracted a remarkable number of trade visitors during the entire InnoTrans week. The numerous visitors from all over the world were impressed and fascinated by our showpieces and product highlights.
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October 02, 2014
Increase in Efficiency of Electric Motor Vehicles by Innovative Electric Machines - PM-Machine Technology and Energy Storage with Flywheel
This years´ InnoTrans in Berlin, the leading International Trade Fair for Transport Technology, was the perfect occasion for Traktionssysteme Austria to prove the company´s reputation as a leading enterprise in electrical drive technology to a wide audience.
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October 01, 2014
TSA at the International Conference on Electrical Machines
At this year´s International Conference on Electrical Machines (ICEM) which took place in Berlin from September 02–05, 2014, Traktionssysteme Austria GmbH was represented by Mr. Harald Neudorfer, Mr. Markus Neubauer, Mr. Florian Müllner and Mr. Florian Demmelmayr.
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September 03, 2014
Innotrans 2014 - Traktionssysteme Austria will be presenting future innovations
TSA will be on-spot at this year’s InnoTrans, the world’s biggest trade fair for railway transport technology between 23-27 September 2014 in Berlin. TSA’s product range consists of tailor-made drive-solutions and intelligent service offerings.
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June 25, 2014
Surveillance Audit completed successfully / Uspješno proveden nadzorni audit
Traktionssysteme Bosnia has successfully passed the surveillance audit for the IRIS certification renewal (International Railway Industry Standard). The standard achieved in 2014 was considerably increased compared to the previous year.
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June 13, 2014
TSA to supply Traction Alternators to MTU for Maintenance Cars of the World’s Longest Rail Tunnel
TSA received an order to supply MTU Friedrichshafen (A Rolls-Royce and Daimler Company) with 13 traction alternators. The PowerPacks will be used to equip a combination of specialty vehicles and Utility Track Vehicles (UTVs) to be built by Harsco Rail.
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June 12, 2014
Repeat Audit completed successfully
Traktionssysteme Austria has successfully passed the Repeat Audit for the IRIS certification renewal (International Railway Industry Standard). Our standard achieved in 2014 was considerably increased compared to the previous year.
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May 19, 2014
New Intercity high-speed train DART with TSA motors
For the first time the Polish rail operator PKP Intercity has ordered 20 new high-speed electric EMU trains called DART by PESA Bydgoszcz S.A. The newly developed vehicle DART is characterized by its aerodynamic shape and modern design. Composite materials and high-strenght steel used in the construction allow a lighter vehicle structure.
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April 29, 2014
Trains with TSA motors in Hungary´s capital
Following a purchase order by the Spanish vehicle manufacturer CAF, Traktionssysteme Austria will deliver 344 URBOS motors for 37 tramways. After a long tender process the Hungarian public transport services Budapesti Közlekedési Központ, BKK (Centre for Budapest Transport) has selected CAF´s URBOS low-floor vehicle. BKK has announced an upgrade option to expand to 87 vehicles, while two of which have already been reported to CAF.
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April 15, 2014
Additional TSA generators for TRAXX locomotives
Traktionssysteme Austria has secured a follow-up contract with Bombardier Transportation for the delivery of 60 locomotive generators from the TRAXX DE Multi-Engine series.

The new locomotives have an innovative multi-engine concept and will pull passenger trains between Hamburg and Westerland/Sylt (Germany), commissioned by the operator LVS (Landesverkehrsgesellschaft Schleswig-Holstein).
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April 11, 2014
New warehouse at TRB / Nova skladišna hala za TRB
Traktionssysteme Austria´s manufacturing facility in Tuzla (BIH) is continuously being extended at a good pace. In order to guarantee that our products meet the stringent requirements, a new warehouse for the production plant was built and recently set in commission.
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April 10, 2014
TSA provides equipment for new tramways in Gmunden
Following a purchase order by Vossloh Kiepe Austria, Traktionssysteme Austria will provide the equipment for 11 ultra-modern low-floor TramLink tramways for Gmunden (Upper Austria).
In January 2014 the company Stern & Hafferl Verkehr submitted a purchase order for the manufacture of the new vehicles by Vossloh Kiepe.
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March 14, 2014
TRAM DUO motors for tramways in Gdańsk (PL)
ZKM Gdańsk, the Gdańsk public transport services, are going to expand their tram fleet by adding five new vehicles to accommodate growing ridership and services. The new developed model JAZZ DUO, a 100% low floor tram by PESA Bydgoszcz SA, was selected for this project. The innovative JAZZ DUO bogie concept, which will also be used for the Tram Warsaw project, has all wheels driven individually by external and lengthwise positioned traction motors.
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March 12, 2014
New 250 ton stamping press
Traktionssysteme Austria is heavily investing in its company premises in Wiener Neudorf. In order to enhance the capacity of our production plant and to replace the old stamping press which has been operating for many years, TSA has ordered a new 250 ton stamping press from Andritz Kaiser GmbH in Bretten (Germany) for the manufacturing of circular sheet metal blanks from strip material.
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February 26, 2014
Trains modernized with TSA motors
Traktionssysteme Austria and the spanish inverter manufacturer INGETEAM Traction S.A. from Bilbao have developed a technical solution for the modernization of 12 two-unit EMU trains. The vehicles were originally equipped with direct current technology and were used for the local public transport in northern Spain by the railway operator FEVE (Ferrocarriles de Via Estrecha).
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February 18, 2014
Three new trams in Cagliari fitted with Urbos motors
The Cagliari light rail transport services (Metrotranvia di Cagliari) from the island of Sardinia placed an order with CAF Spain for the expansion of the fleet with three new complete tram sets.
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February 11, 2014
TSA on Facebook
Finally, the time has come: Our Facebook page is online! Stay up to date with the latest press releases and announcements about traction systems. Become a Traktionssysteme Austria fan!
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January 21, 2014
Corporate Motto 2013 „Social Engagement in order to express individual responsibility“ – A summary
After completing the company´s mission, namely not only to focus on daily business matters and their optimisation, but also to dedicate ourselves to the major project „Social Engagement“ in the course of 2013, it is now time to give a brief review:
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October 25, 2013
TSA at the JOBmania Schools and Career Fair
The JOBmania Tour, organized by the Public Employment Service Austria (AMS), consists of local events and fairs in order to address as many young people as possible, and to make them aware of the wide range of AMS services for youth. This year Traktionssysteme Austria participated in the JOBmania Schools and Carreer Fair in Wiener Neustadt (Lower Austria) for the purpose of increasing its brand awareness regarding the company‘s search for young talents.
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October 07, 2013
TRANSMASHHOLDING, Russia`s largest manufacturer of rolling
stock, and its subsidiary METROVAGONMASH submitted a
purchase order at Traktionssysteme Austria for the development
and manufacturing of new traction motors.
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October 07, 2013
TRAKO 2013 in Gdańsk, Poland – Purchase order by NEWAG for TSA
NEWAG S.A. and Traktionssysteme Austria took certain steps at the TRAKO International Railway Fair 2013 in Gdańsk in order to strenghten and continue their good and fruitful cooperation.
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October 07, 2013
PESA chooses TSA for ‚TRAM Warsaw‘ project
For the first time PESA Bydgoszcz SA has decided to order motors by Traktionssysteme Austria for one of its tramway projects. The new type ‚JAZZ‘, a 100% low floor tram by PESA, has an innovative bogie concept which can be perfectly equipped with TSA motors.
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October 01, 2013
Joint Venture Medha Traction Equipment
Our new motor manufacturing plant in Hyderabad (India) which was completed recently is now ready for operation and can start the manufacturing of electric traction motors.
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May 21, 2013
TSA provides equipment for Russian tramways
The Russian UKVZ group submitted a purchase order for the delivery of traction motors by Traktionssysteme Austria (TSA) for two different types of vehicles.
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May 14, 2013
TSA traction motors under tough environmental conditions
Traktionssysteme Austria´s traction motors will be subject to a tough practical test in five new dieselelectrical push-pull trainsets
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May 14, 2013
New Tramlink V4 trams in Santos, Brazil
As one of the partners of the Tremvia Santos Consortium, Vossloh España will supply 16 new Tramlink V4 low-floor trams to the Baixada Santista transport services of the city of Santos, Brazil.
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May 08, 2013
TSA delivered first series for new trains of Turkish operator Istanbul Ulasim
Following a prototype order for the new Istanbul Ulasim tramways in 2012, the first 64 traction motors for the first series were ordered recently.
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May 08, 2013
TSA provides new equipment for rapid transit system for greater Łódź area in Poland
Stadler Rail engaged Traktionssysteme Austria to construct 80 traction motors for the new Flirt 3 vehicles to be delivered to the Polish operator Łódź Agglomeration Railway.
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May 08, 2013
New railcar equipment for Hungary – once again by TSA
Once again TSA will deliver traction drives for the new railcars of Hungarian State Railways MÁV as well as for railcars of Austrian-Hungarian rail operator GYSEV.
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January 09, 2013
TSA Generators for the IEP Programme
TSA has secured a contract with MTU (Tognum Group) for the supply of traction generators related to diesel power-packs for the Super Express Fleet of the UK government’s Intercity Express Programme (known as the „IEP”).
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December 17, 2012
TSA motors in the „Himmelstreppe“ („Stairway to Heaven“)
On 16 December 2012 the first vehicle of the new generation of low-floor electric multiple-units was showcasted at an opening ceremony at the Mariazellerbahn‘s Laubenbachmühle depot (Lower Austria).
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October 11, 2012
First order for TSA by Alstom
Traktionssysteme Austria will supply 30 motors for the new locomotive platform H3 developed by ALSTOM.
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October 09, 2012
TSA at trolley:motion 2012
After two very successful conferences with strong participation, the 3rd International Trolleybus Conference „New Horizons in City Transport – Innovative Electric City Transport Systems “ will take place on 23 and 24 October 2012 in Leipzig, Germany.
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September 24, 2012
Traktionssysteme Austria at InnoTrans 2012 in Berlin
This year´s participation of Traktionssysteme Austria at InnoTrans, the leading international trade fair for railway technology, was more successful than ever before.
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September 03, 2012
Quality management
20 years ago the certificate for the internationally recognised standard for the quality management ISO 9001 was granted to Traktionssysteme Austria.
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August 24, 2012
Tram Birminhgam fitted with Urbos motors
Spanish train manufacturer Construcciones y Auxiliar de Ferrocarriles (CAF) will supply 16 new Urbos trams for West Midlands Passenger Transport Executive (WMPTE), Birmingham‘s (UK) public transport system.
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August 10, 2012
TSA at Innotrans 2012
Just like the previous years, Traktionssysteme Austria will be presenting its products at its stand at the world´s largest trade fair for the railway industry.
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June 18, 2012
Repeat Audit completed successfully
Traktionssysteme Austria has successfully completed the Repeat Audit for the IRIS certification renewal which was held on 01 and 04 June 2012.
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April 17, 2012
Urbos-Motors made in Wiener Neudorf - more then1000 times in the field
The Hungarian Municipal Transport Services Debrecen bought from the Spanish manufacturer CAF 18 trams type Urbos 3, which will be operating as of February 2014.
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April 04, 2012
Urbos-Motors from Traktionssysteme Austria for France
The Spanish vehicle manufacturer CAF will equip the transport companies of the French Cities Nantes and Besançon with new tramways from the very successful type Urbos 3.
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April 04, 2012
Traktionssysteme Austria delivers motors for Houston, Texas
The motors will comply with the guidelines of the “Buy America Act” and will be produced from a manufacturing partner in the USA.
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March 15, 2012
Foundation ceremony for our new traction motors plant in Hyderabad
The foundation ceremony of our new traction motors plant took place in Hyderabad, India.
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February 13, 2012
Initial order for Traktionssysteme from Solaris for Tramino Jena
The polish manufacturer Solaris Bus & Coach S.A., so far better known as manufacturer of busses is now also producing electric tramways.
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February 13, 2012
Traktionssysteme delivers motors for the new Vossloh-Tram „Citylink“ for Karlsruhe
Vossloh-Kiepe authorized Traktionssysteme with the development and delivery of traction drives for the new Vossloh tram platform „Citylink“.
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